FRV Mara 5/60
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1960-05-16 — 1960-05-27|
|Port of departure||Mallaig, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1) Seining was resumed on the 19/05/1960
2) ''Mara'' and ''Clupea'' co-operated in a Bull Trawling a system
3) Measurements of winch and engine performance were made during all hauls of anchor seining
|Chief scientist||W Dickson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.07 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of hauls = 1|
Description: The seine net gear was shot in and open sided rectangle rather then a traingle, with the co-operation of Clupea. This pair shooting was quite successful.
|Gear research||Quantity: number of experiments = 3|
Description: New equipment was installed and the ship returned to the Moray Firth. The steel warp the gear came fast in 3 trails.